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Cradle of Forestry

Cradle of Forestry

Cradle of Forestry is a 6500 acre National Forest Historic Site in North Carolina. It is located within Pisgah National Forest on scenic Highway 276 near Brevard, NC. America’s first school of forestry known as Biltmore Forest School was established over here in 1968.   Dr. Carl Schenck, a
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited National Park in the United States. It is situated in both Tennessee and North Carolina. It encompasses the ridge line of the Great Smoky Mountains – a part of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The border between Tennessee and North Carolina
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Cades Cove (Great Smoky Mountains)

Cades Cove (Great Smoky Mountains)

Cades Cove is one of the most visited attractions of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is a lush green valley surrounded by mountains and there are many historic buildings from 18th and 19th centuries. The valley is very scenic and wild life can be spotted, including black bear. The
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Oconaluftee (Great Smoky Mountains)

Oconaluftee (Great Smoky Mountains)

Oconaluftee is located inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 2 miles north of Cherokee, North Carolina. It is a river valley in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Formerly the site of a Cherokee village and Appalachian community, the valley’s bottom land is now home to the
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Linn Cove Viaduct

Linn Cove Viaduct

Linn Cove Viaduct on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina is the most complicated concrete bridge ever built. Completed in 1983 at a cost of almost $10 million, the Linn Cove Viaduct is 1,243 feet long and contains 153 segments weighing 50 tons each. It is a masterpieces of engineering that was
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Fort Sumter Cruise

Fort Sumter Cruise

On our visit to Patriot’s Point Naval and Maritime Museum, Charleston, South Carolina, we happened to visit Fort Sumter. The cruise to Fort Sumter originated from Patriot’s Point. Fort Sumter National Park is located on an island in Charleston harbor and is only accessible by boat. The
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Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Motor Speedway (previously, Lowe’s Motor Speedway) was designed and built in 1959 by current chairman O. Bruton Smith. Three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events, two NASCAR Nationwide Series races and a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event are among the major events held on the
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Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum

Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum

Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum is located at Mount Pleasant on Charleston harbor. It was the first place we visited during our trip to Charleston, South Carolina. On our way to Mount Pleasant, we covered Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge (New Cooper River Bridge). It is a cable-stayed bridge over
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Battleship North Carolina – Wilmington

Battleship North Carolina – Wilmington

If you happen to visit historic Wilmington, a coastal city of North Carolina, make sure to check out USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial. North Carolina has so much to offer for its visitors and residents. Wilmington is around 4 hours drive from Charlotte, NC. There are lot of beaches around
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CNN Headquarters Atlanta

CNN Headquarters Atlanta

CNN – Cable News Network is headquartered in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Inside CNN – This 55-minute behind-the-scenes tour shows you exactly what it takes to deliver the news available to over 2 billion people worldwide. It offers a once in a lifetime view of the Global HeadQuarters
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